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    600/1000V XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables to BS 5467 (2-5 Cores)

    FGD400 1RVMV-R (CU/XLPE/PVC/SWA/PVC 600/1000V Class 2)

    BS Code: 6942X/6943X/6944X/6945X

    Application

    The cables are mainly used in power stations, mass transit underground passenger systems, airports, petrochemical plants, hotels, hospitals, and high-rise buildings. This product type is TUV approved.

    Standards

    Basic design to BS 5467

    Approvals

    TUV Certification (Z1 17 01 98200 003)

    Fire Performance

    Flame Retardance (Single Vertical Wire Test) BS EN 60332-1-2

    Voltage Rating

    600/1000V

    Cable Construction

    Conductor Annealed copper wire, stranded according to BS EN 60228 class 2.
    Insulation Extruded XLPE GP 8 according to BS 7655-1.3.
    Bedding PVC.
    Armouring Galvanized steel wire
    Outer Sheath PVC Type 9 according to BS 7655-4.2.
    Outer Sheath Option UV resistance, hydrocarbon resistance, oil resistance, anti rodent and anti termite properties can be offered as option. Compliance to fire performance standard (IEC 60332-1, IEC 60332-3,UL 1581, UL 1666 etc) depends on the oxygen index of the PVC compound and the overall cable design. LSPVC can also be provided upon request.

    Colour Code

    Insulation Colour Two-core: Brown, blue
    Three-core: Brown, black, grey
    Four-core: Blue, brown, black, grey
    Five-core: Green-and-yellow, blue, brown, black, grey
    Sheath Colour Black, other colours can be offered upon request.

    Physical AND THERMAL PROPERTIES

    Maximum temperature range during operation (XLPE) 90°C
    Maximum short circuit temperature (5 Seconds) 250°C
    Minimum bending radius
    Circular copper conductors 6 x Overall Diameter
    Shaped copper conductors 8 x Overall Diameter

    Construction Parameters

    Conductor FGD400 1RVMV-R
    No. of Cores x Cross Section Class of Conductor Nominal Insulation
    Thickness
    Nominal Bedding
    Thickness
    Nominal Armour Wire
    Diameter
    Nominal Sheath Thickness Approx. Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
    No.xmm²   mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
    2 Cores
    2x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.3 12.1 320
    2x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 13.6 365
    2x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.7 440
    2x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.9 470
    2x10a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.5 18.0 800
    2x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 20.4 900
    2x25b 2 0.9 0.8 1.25 1.6 20.4 1240
    2x25a 2 0.9 0.8 1.25 1.6 24.1 1240
    2x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 23.3 1710
    2x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 27.7 1710
    2x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 25.8 1800
    2x70b 2 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.9 29.0 2320
    2x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.0 33.1 3150
    2x120b 2 1.2 1.2 2.0 2.1 36.1 3880
    2x150b 2 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.2 39.3 4820
    2x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.4 44.7 5920
    2x240b 2 1.7 1.4 2.5 2.5 49.0 7300
    2x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.6 53.5 8770
    2x400b 2 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.8 59.0 10905
    3 Cores
    3x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.3 12.6 340
    3x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.1 408
    3x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.3 498
    3x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.6 600
    3x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 19.5 915
    3x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.6 1130
    3x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.7 1710
    3x25b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 23.6 1710
    3x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 29.4 2100
    3x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 25.7 2100
    3x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.5 2450
    3x70b 2 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.9 32.2 3120
    3x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.1 37.0 4310
    3x120b 2 1.2 1.2 2.0 2.2 40.4 5160
    3x150b 2 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.3 45.5 7160
    3x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.4 49.8 8600
    3x240b 2 1.7 1.4 2.5 2.6 55.1 10755
    3x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.7 60.2 13080
    3x400b 2 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.9 66.6 15810
    4 Cores              
    4x1.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.3 13.3 390
    4x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.0 470
    4x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.4 580
    4x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 18.7 805
    4x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 21.1 1090
    4x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 23.4 1320
    4x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 28.9 1840
    4x25b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.1 1840
    4x35a 2 0.9 10 1.6 1.8 31.9 2310
    4x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.6 2310
    4x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.9 32.0 2970
    4x70b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.1 37.7 4240
    4x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.2 41.7 5400
    4x120b 2 1.2 1.4 2.5 2.3 47.1 7000
    4x150b 2 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.4 51.4 8350
    4x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.6 56.6 10130
    4x240b 2 1.7 1.6 2.5 2.7 63.0 12840
    4x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.9 68.8 15530
    4x400b 2 2.0 1.8 3.15 3.2 78.1 19950
    5 Cores
    5x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.3 430
    5x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.1 545
    5x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.5 17.8 680
    5x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 20 840
    5x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 22.9 1105
    5x16a 2 0.7 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.6 1450
    5x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 31.5 2245
    5x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.9 34.8 2840
    5x50a 2 1.0 1.2 2.0 2.0 40.4 3895
    5x70a 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.2 46.3 5145

    a Circular or compacted circular stranded conductors (class 2).
    b Shaped stranded conductor (class 2).

    ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

    Conductor Operating Temperature 90°C
    Ambient Temperature 30°C

    Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp) according to BS7671:2008 table 4E4A

    Conductor crosssectional
    area
    Reference Method C (clipped direct) Reference Method E (in free air
    or on a perforated cable tray,
    horizontal or vertical)
    Reference Method D (direct in in
    groud or in ducting in groud. in or
    around buildings)
    1 two-core cable*,
    single-phase a.c.
    or d.c.
    1 three-or four
    core cable*,
    three-phase a.c.
    1 two-core
    cable*, singlephase
    a.c. or
    d.c.
    1 three-or four
    core cable*,
    three-phase a.c.
    1 two-core cable*,
    single-phase a.c.
    or d.c.
    1 three-or four
    core cable*, threephase
    a.c.
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    mm2 A A A A A A
    1.5 27 23 29 25 25 21
    2.5 36 31 39 33 33 28
    4.0 49 42 52 44 43 36
    6.0 62 53 66 56 53 44
    10 85 73 90 78 71 58
    16 110 94 115 99 91 75
    25 146 124 152 131 116 96
    35 180 154 188 162 139 115
    50 219 187 228 197 164 135
    70 279 238 291 251 203 167
    95 338 289 354 304 239 197
    120 392 335 410 353 271 223
    150 451 386 472 406 306 251
    185 515 441 539 463 343 281
    240 607 520 636 546 395 324
    300 698 599 732 628 446 365
    400 787 673 847 728 - -

    Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter) according to BS7671:2008 table 4E4B

    Conductor cross- sectional area Two-core cables, d.c. Two-core cable, single-phase a.c. Three-or four core cable, three-phase a.c.
    1 2 3 4
    mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
    1.5 31 31 27
    2.5 19 19 16
    4.0 12 12 10
    6.0 7.9 7.9 6.8
    10 4.7 4.7 4.0
    16 2.9 2.9 2.5
        r x z r x z
    25 1.85 1.85 0.160 1.90 1.60 0.140 1.65
    35 1.35 1.35 0.155 1.35 1.15 0.135 1.15
    50 0.98 0.99 0.155 1.00 0.86 0.135 0.87
    70 0.67 0.67 0.150 0.69 0.59 0.130 0.60
    95 0.49 0.50 0.150 0.52 0.43 0.130 0.45
    120 0.39 0.40 0.145 0.42 0.34 0.130 0.37
    150 0.31 0.32 0.145 0.35 0.38 0.125 0.30
    185 0.25 0.26 0.145 0.29 0.22 0.125 0.26
    240 0.195 0.200 0.140 0.24 0.175 0.125 0.21
    300 0.155 0.160 0.140 0.21 0.140 0.120 0.185
    400 0.120 0.130 0.140 0.190 0.115 0.120 0.165

    Note: *Spacings larger than one cable diameter will result in a large voltage drop.
    r = conductor resistance at operating temperature
    x = reactance
    z = impedance

     

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